The FIFA soundtrack to our lives

July 21, 2020

Some songs from the last twenty years have had a chicken and the egg with their success and their appearance on a FIFA soundtrack. Did the chicken hatch before the egg or did it play


Earl Sweatshirt leaves fans wanting more with latest album release

November 13, 2019

It’s difficult to pin down where Earl Sweatshirt belongs in 2019’s music scene. His critically acclaimed album, “Some Rap Songs”, from last year was a departure from his earlier more mainstream efforts, featuring few hooks and more introspective streams of consciousness over abrasive production.


The Democratic Party can’t make the same mistake again

November 13, 2019

There’s a reason that Bernie Sanders has never joined the Democratic Party. The fact of the matter is that it’s an institution that is beholden to capital and wealth and not any of the liberal values it espouses.


There’s a new Joker in town

April 17, 2019

Ironically because of Suicide Squad, the character of the Joker has become, well, a bit of a joke. For those whose brains have been fried by the ironic ‘Gamer Joker’ meme, it’s going to be really hard to take this movie seriously even if it’s better than the previous movie from the DC universe.


Spice up your life and support up and coming artists

November 28, 2018

From a business point of view, you can see the logic if you’re an older band that hasn’t been active in a long time. There’s a lot of safe money to be made in reunion tours or making a movie that’s either a sequel or a remake.

The Hype

Shane Dawson fails to get “inside the mind” of Jake Paul

November 14, 2018

The horror movie motifs are the first thing that strike you when watching ‘The Mind of Jake Paul’. Quick edits jump out featuring dramatic music and shots of maniacal laughter more befitting a show about the Zodiac Killer than a vlogger.

National News

Thousands Participate in 39th Dublin Marathon

October 28, 2018

Over 20,000 people ran from Fitzwilliam Square through the Phoenix Park and back to Merrion Square to complete the Dublin marathon on Sunday, October 28th according to organizers.